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Colocube Expands Footprint in Atlanta

January 28, 2011 by · Comments Off on Colocube Expands Footprint in Atlanta 

Web Host BlogAtlanta, GA – Colocube, a leader in high performance enterprise hosting, announced today that it has expanded its footprint by opening an additional data center in Atlanta in the new Equinix facility at 180 Peachtree Street in downtown Atlanta.

Colocube remains a key player in the managed services and IT infrastructure market with a comprehensive portfolio of premium products and services, wide footprint and a diverse customer base. Leveraging its datacenters globally, the company offers enterprise–class platforms and services to deploy cloud, computing, network, storage, IP services and IT infrastructure solutions. Read more

INetU Managed Hosting Launches Secure Technology Summit

January 27, 2011 by · Comments Off on INetU Managed Hosting Launches Secure Technology Summit 

Web Host BlogKansas City, MO – International business managed hosting provider INetU has concluded its Secure Web Hosting & IT Infrastructure Summit in Kansas City, MO, on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at the offices of Polsinelli Shughart PC.

The Summit kick-started INetU’s Education Series and instructed attendees on how to keep private data secure in a web environment. Guests registered free of charge and were treated to a catered breakfast, lunch, and an early evening networking event at The Capital Grille.

“Every attendee walked away not only knowing what threatens their data security, but now they have practical insights that will help them prevent those threats,” said Kristine Hansen, INetU’s Midwest Regional Manager. “We look forward to holding our next educational summit in the near future.”

Speakers at the event included, Pat Shore and Mike Saxton from IntelliThink, Steve Goldsby from Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc, and Tim Steffens from Polsinelli Shughart PC. In addition, INetU’s Scott Walters discussed circumstances that affect website availability.

Scott Kice from the FBI Cyber Crimes Task Force concluded the summit by discussing the FBI’s response to computer intrusions and explained why former employees are making the list of usual suspects.

Marathon Solutions Inc, Knighton Business Solutions, Greentree Technology Partners, and networking group Accelerent were the summit’s exhibiting vendors.

Event photos are available on INetU’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/INetU. Read more

Network Solutions Offers Private Label Domain Registration Services

January 27, 2011 by · Comments Off on Network Solutions Offers Private Label Domain Registration Services 

Web Host BlogHerndon, VA – Network Solutions®, the pioneer of the domain name services, is offering a complete suite of services to help applicants for new top level domain names operate, manage, promote and distribute their new domain names.

In March 2011, the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organization that develops policies that govern the operation and use of domain names, is expected to formally launch the new generic top-level domain program (gTLD) that will allow applicants to own and manage their own gTLD on the Internet beyond the most commonly known .com, .net and .org. Brand managers, product managers, program directors, city managers and others will be able to secure domain names, such as .yourbrand, .yourproduct, .yourcause or .yourcity, and own a unique namespace on the Internet to further promote their brands, products, programs, and special interests. Those interested in securing a new gTLD will have to complete and submit a detailed business and technical application to ICANN for review and approval. Read more

SoftCom Announces Partnership in the VMware Service Provider Program

January 27, 2011 by · Comments Off on SoftCom Announces Partnership in the VMware Service Provider Program 

Web Host BlogOntario, Canada – By partnering with VMware, SoftCom is certified to deploy the company’s virtualization services in its data centers. The relationship will facilitate the installation and use of VMware’s solutions in such a way to reflect the overall business models governing SoftCom’s operations. As a registered partner, SoftCom is certified to deliver VMware’s virtual hosting solutions and applications to its customers.

“Partnering with VMware allows us to expand our already vast repertoire of cloud hosting services,” said Darish Rajanayagam, Director of Operations at SoftCom. “VMware is widely regarded as one of the leading software and infrastructure providers in the virtualization industry, making this partnership a natural step for our organization. VMware’s solutions for enterprise hosting infrastructure allow SoftCom to provide our customers with more options while offering compatibility with a greater number of operating systems and complementary technologies.” Read more

Go Daddy to Share Vision of the Future of Web Hosting at the Parallels Summit

January 27, 2011 by · Comments Off on Go Daddy to Share Vision of the Future of Web Hosting at the Parallels Summit 

Web Host BlogRENTON, Wash. – Parallels today announced that Go Daddy, the world’s largest Web hosting provider, will discuss its perspectives on the future of Web hosting in a keynote speech at the Parallels Summit 2011. Warren Adelman, President and Chief Operating Officer of Go Daddy, will deliver a keynote speech – “Dragging Your Knuckles or Walking Tall?” at 10am EST on Wednesday, February 23. The Parallels Summit, the leading global annual gathering of the Cloud industry, will take place February 22-24 at the Gaylord Palms Hotel and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

“Previously, users needed to have a high level of knowledge to run feature-rich websites,” said Adelman. “Now, applications are so advanced, sophisticated and easy to use … hosting companies have to be performing at the top of their game to stay ahead of their customers’ needs. In addition to features and functionality, customers want reliability, security and performance – all without paying a fortune.”

The focus of the 6th Annual Parallels Summit is on taking advantage of the Cloud services opportunities in the SMB market. Go Daddy’s keynote is one of eight keynote presentations by industry leaders and innovators.

“We are extremely pleased to have Warren speak at the Parallels Summit. Our goal in organizing the Summit is to create a platform for industry leaders to come together and share their different perspectives on the fast-changing Cloud space so attendees can learn from them, as well as from each other, and be prepared to step into the future,” said Jack Zubarev, Parallels President of Marketing and Alliances. “Warren’s participation at this year’s event promises to be a highlight.”

More than 1,500 attendees are expected at the Parallels Summit 2011, including hosting companies, communication service providers (CSPs), value-added resellers (VARs), software vendors and web designers from around the world. A detailed agenda of the Summit sessions and activities is available at www.parallels.com/summit. You can join the discussion about the event on Twitter @parallelssummit and on the Parallels Cloud Service Provider Blog. Read more

SoftLayer Listed in the Lead411 Technology 500

January 26, 2011 by · Comments Off on SoftLayer Listed in the Lead411 Technology 500 

Web Host BlogDALLAS SoftLayer Technologies®, the innovative on-demand data center services provider, today announced that it was named the 100th fastest growing company in the Lead411 Technology 500 list for 2010.

The Lead411 Technology 500 rankings are based upon yearly revenue growth percentage from 2007 to 2009 for US-based private companies with more than $1M in revenue in 2009.

“We are pleased to be included in the Technology 500,” said George Karidis, SoftLayer Chief Strategy Officer. “We have seen strong revenue growth and remarkable success since our founding in 2005, even through years that gave most technology companies a real run for their money. To be listed among America’s top private technology companies for the 2010 list is terrific validation for SoftLayer.”

SoftLayer’s growth through the unstable economy has leveraged the firm’s unique ability to address the dynamic needs of businesses. SoftLayer’s IT solutions offers an option for enterprises of any size, from any industry, to outsource their data center infrastructure needs and focus their resources on operational needs rather than capital expenditures. Read more

AYKsolutions Announces Partnership with Secured Servers

January 26, 2011 by · Comments Off on AYKsolutions Announces Partnership with Secured Servers 

Web Host BlogSchenectady, NY – AYKsolutions, a leading provider of web hosting solutions and unmetered servers, announced today their partnership with Secured Servers, an Arizona-based leader in dedicated server hosting, to offer comprehensive, cost-effective dedicated hosting solutions specifically configured for AYKsolutions customers. The new partnership enables AYKsolutions the ability to offer innovative, high performance dedicated server hosting solutions to all AYKsolutions customers.

“We are pleased to formalize our partnership with Secured Servers as our aspiration is to work with dedicated server providers and professionals who are experts at providing the best dedicated server solutions on the market,” says Artyom Khmelnitsky, President of AYKsolutions. “Our partnership with Secured Servers significantly enhances our ability to offer dedicated servers that businesses and individuals need to power their websites, web based applications, email, and gaming.”

The partnership with Secured Servers complements AYKsolutions’ high quality dedicated hosting services and allows the company to offer secure dedicated servers exclusively available at the Phoenix, AZ data center location. The next-generation data center in Phoenix, combined with Secured Servers’ proven dedicated server hosting network, gives AYKsolutions more reach into new markets and the ability to increase their number of managed and unmanaged dedicated servers.

“Dedicated hosting continues to be a viable solution for many businesses,” says Mark Greenspan, VP of Secured Servers. “By forging alliances and partnerships with quality organizations such as AYKsolutions, we can reach additional market segments and effectively meet the rising demand. The high quality services AYKsolutions provide, highlights their commitment to dedicated hosting, and we are thrilled to be associated with them.”

With Secured Servers’ high quality dedicated server options, Tier 1 backed network and proven technology to achieve maximum performance, cost-effectiveness and increased stability, AYKsolutions customers receive a higher level of service and operational savings. The partnership also enables both companies the ability to provide the reliability, stability, and the scalability necessary to grow with their customers’ needs and continue operating at peak efficiency and performance across geographically diverse areas.

“Our partnership with Secured Servers gives us the ability to offer exclusive features that are only available to AYKsolutions customers,” says Khmelnitsky. “AYKsolutions dedicated server hosting customers and anyone interested in having their dedicated servers hosted in our Phoenix, AZ location, receive 10TB outbound and free inbound with any Secured Servers server, double RAM, and an upgraded hard drive at no additional charge on select dedicated server hosting packages.”

AYKsolutions’ 100TB upgrade offer lasts until July 2011. The AYKsolutions/Secured Servers partnership focuses on providing superior service to dedicated server hosting customers. By entering into a strategic partnership, AYKsolutions and Secured Servers can deliver a higher level of performance, reliability, uptime, faster network connections, and many other features and services available to all customers. Dedicated server hosting customers are encouraged to visit AYKsolutions.com to learn more about the exclusive line of dedicated servers.
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InterNetX Opens The Event Year with DOMAINfest Global

January 26, 2011 by · Comments Off on InterNetX Opens The Event Year with DOMAINfest Global 

Web Host BlogREGENSBURG – SANTA MONICA – More than 600 Internet experts from over 30 countries are getting together at DOMAINfest Global in Santa Monica (Los Angeles, USA) from February 1 – 4, 2011. InterNetX will be present at this international branch event as a gold sponsor. Alongside interactive workshops, live domain auctions and podium discussions with branch experts, the PITCHfest Contest, an entrepreneur competition for young talent with innovative online business ideas, will also be taking place again.

Spread over three workshops, participants at the event can get information about the best strategies to monetize their own domains. The International Key Account Manager at InterNetX, Daniel Eisenhut, will be taking questions from the expert audience at a podium discussion on event day two. He will be explaining the opportunities and risks related to ccTLDs, IDNs and gTLDs and giving the audience handy tips on using AutoDNS 3.0, the InterNetX domain management software, and its features, to profit from domain registration. Read more

NYI Data Centers Achieve SSAE 16 Compliance

January 26, 2011 by · Comments Off on NYI Data Centers Achieve SSAE 16 Compliance 

Web Host BlogNEW YORK, NY — NYI, a New York City-based mission-critical data services provider, today announced that it has achieved compliance with Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16 (SSAE 16) at its two main data centers, located at 100 William Street in Lower Manhattan and 999 Frontier Road in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

SSAE 16 is a statement on controls at service providers that assures customers their data is protected by the most current international industry standards, as put forth by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Read more

NTT America Enables GoGrid to Meet Customer Growth Demands

January 26, 2011 by · Comments Off on NTT America Enables GoGrid to Meet Customer Growth Demands 

Web Host BlogNEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO – NTT America, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) and a Tier-1 global IP network services provider, and GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure provider, today announced that NTT America has enabled GoGrid to continually meet customer demands for increased bandwidth and capacity via NTT Communications Tier-1 Global IP Network.

As GoGrid’s international customer base grew, the company turned to NTT Com’s Tier-1 IP backbone service to support increased bandwidth demands across the board. As a Tier-1 provider, NTT Com provides private peering and seamless service from a single global ASN (ASN2914) over NTT Communications Global IP Network, directly connecting telecoms, ISPs, content providers, CDNs and enterprises at the highest performance levels available. Read more

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